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9780689862380 | Reissue edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, July 30, 2016), cover price $6.99

Snuggle, snuggle. Time to rest. Nana joins us in her nest. There is no one like Nana in the whole wide world. She is the best. Nana knows how to take an ordinary afternoon and make it extra special! Nap time, story time, and playtime are transformed by fairies, dragons, dancing, and pretending -- and then mixing and fixing yummy, yummy fudge just like Nana and Mommy did not so many years ago.... Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison and her son Slade tell a story of what really goes on when Nana is left in charge!
By Joe Cepeda (illustrator)

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9781416983330 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman, April 30, 2017), cover price $7.99

School and Library:

9781416983323 | Simon & Schuster, September 15, 2009, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Snuggle, snuggle.

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Product Description: Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Author Award WinnerNew York Times bestseller"Timely and timeless." --Jacqueline Woodson"Important and deeply moving." --John GreenAcclaimed author Renee Watson offers a powerful story about a girl striving for success in a world that too often seems like it's trying to break her...read more

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9781681191058 | Bloomsbury USA, February 14, 2017, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Author Award WinnerNew York Times bestseller"Timely and timeless.

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Product Description: "Part songbook, part research text, this work is perfect for families to share together or for young scholars who seek to discover an important piece of cultural history."— School Library Journal, starred reviewFrom Newbery Honor winner Patricia C...read more
By J. Brian Pinkney (illustrator)

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9780375870880 | Schwartz & Wade Books, January 10, 2017, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: "Part songbook, part research text, this work is perfect for families to share together or for young scholars who seek to discover an important piece of cultural history.

Library:

9780375970887 | Schwartz & Wade Books, January 10, 2017, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: "Part songbook, part research text, this work is perfect for families to share together or for young scholars who seek to discover an important piece of cultural history.

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Product Description: Happy to be nappy!Happy with hair all short and strong.Happy with locks that twist and curl.Just all girl happy!Happy to be nappy hair!Legendary author bell hooks and Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka present a lyrical celebration, brimming with enthusiasm for girls and their hair...read more
By Chris Raschka (illustrator)

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9781484788417 | Board book edition (Jump at the Sun, January 3, 2017), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Happy to be nappy!

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Product Description: A story of family, faith, and following your heartFor ten-year-old Cadence Jolly, birthdays are a constant reminder of all that has changed since her mother skipped town with dreams of becoming a singing star. Cadence inherited that musical soul, she can't deny it, but otherwise she couldn't be more different - she's as shy as can be...read more

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9780316302951 | Little Brown & Co, January 3, 2017, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A story of family, faith, and following your heartFor ten-year-old Cadence Jolly, birthdays are a constant reminder of all that has changed since her mother skipped town with dreams of becoming a singing star.

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Product Description: Washington Post 2017 KidsPost Summer Book Club selection! It’s Mississippi in the summer of 1955, and Rose Lee Carter can’t wait to move north. But for now, she’s living with her sharecropper grandparents on a white man’s cotton plantation...read more

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9780544785106 | Harcourt Childrens Books, January 3, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Washington Post 2017 KidsPost Summer Book Club selection!

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Product Description: I be boy. All bliss boy. All fine beat. All beau boy. Beautiful. Famed author bell hooks brings us a tight, exuberant story that captures the essence and energy of what it means to be a boy. Chris Raschka's soulful illustrations buzz with a force that is the perfect match for these powerful words...read more
By Chris Raschka (illustrator)

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9781484788400 | Board book edition (Jump at the Sun, January 3, 2017), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: I be boy.

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Product Description: In the fourth book in the Carver Chronicles series, third grader Calvin is dealing with his next door neighbors moving away—and the school bully moving in. Meanwhile, competition at the school science fair is heating up, and Calvin must decide what to do when his data doesn't prove his theory...read more
By Laura Freeman (illustrator)

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9780544801271 | Clarion Books, December 6, 2016, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: In the fourth book in the Carver Chronicles series, third grader Calvin is dealing with his next door neighbors moving away—and the school bully moving in.

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Product Description: Carlos isn’t sure how he feels about the news that his cousin Bernardo will be joining his class at Carver Elementary. But when Bernardo comes to live with him temporarily, taking over Carlos’s top bunk, his spot on the school soccer team, and even his Papi’s attention, Carlos knows he isn’t happy...read more
By Laura Freeman (illustrator)

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9780544575295 | Clarion Books, December 1, 2015, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Carlos isn’t sure how he feels about the news that his cousin Bernardo will be joining his class at Carver Elementary.

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9780544810839 | Harcourt Childrens Books, November 8, 2016, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Carlos isn’t sure how he feels about the news that his cousin Bernardo will be joining his class at Carver Elementary.

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Product Description: D-Bow’s game has it all, and colleges are taking notice. But he’s still rehabbing a knee injury and his job as Marion East point guard is under threat. Plus he’s got family drama. And girl trouble. Can he put it all together for his senior season? Or will he crash and burn like so many Marion East players before him...read more

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9781941026618 | Cinco Puntos Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: D-Bow’s game has it all, and colleges are taking notice.

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9781941026625 | Reprint edition (Cinco Puntos Pr, November 15, 2016), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Marion High, an inner-city school in Indianapolis, has never had a state championship.

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Product Description: "[T]his account of a freed slave boy's search for his mother is distinguished by a vivid narrative voice and page-turning suspense."—Publishers Weekly"What a treat! The voices truly sing. Brava!"—Nikki Grimes, author of What is Goodbye?
By Keith D. Shepherd (contributor)

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9781933693972 | Cinco Puntos Pr, August 9, 2011, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Young Gabe's is a story of heartache and jubilation.

Paperback:

9781941026571 | Reprint edition (Cinco Puntos Pr, November 15, 2016), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: "[T]his account of a freed slave boy's search for his mother is distinguished by a vivid narrative voice and page-turning suspense.
9781941026052 | Cinco Puntos Pr, March 15, 2016, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Young Gabe's is a story of heartache and jubilation.

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Product Description: A New York Times Notable Book A powerful historical picture book about the child of founding father Thomas Jefferson and the enslaved Sally Hemings.In an evocative first-person account accompanied by exquisite artwork, Winter and Widener tell the story of James Madison Hemings’s childhood at Monticello, and, in doing so, illuminate the many contradictions in Jefferson’s life and legacy...read more
By Terry Widener (illustrator)

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9780385383424 | Schwartz & Wade Books, October 25, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A New York Times Notable Book A powerful historical picture book about the child of founding father Thomas Jefferson and the enslaved Sally Hemings.

Library:

9780385383431 | Schwartz & Wade Books, October 25, 2016, cover price $20.99 | About this edition: A New York Times Notable Book A powerful historical picture book about the child of founding father Thomas Jefferson and the enslaved Sally Hemings.

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Product Description: Every Sunday after church, CJ and his grandma ride the bus across town. But today, CJ wonders why they don't own a car like his friend Colby. Why doesn't he have an iPod like the boys on the bus? How come they always have to get off in the dirty part of town? Each question is met with an encouraging answer from grandma, who helps him see the beauty-and fun-in their routine and the world around them...read more
By Christian Robinson (illustrator)

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9781520011356 | Dvd edition (Dreamscape Media Llc, April 5, 2016), cover price $38.99 | About this edition: Every Sunday after church, CJ and his grandma ride the bus across town.

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9780373220427, titled "Arena of Fear" | Harlequin Books, May 1, 1986, cover price $2.50 | also contains Arena of Fear | About this edition: Arena Of Fear Lynn Erickson, Romance novel, ISBN: 0373220421 Publisher: Harlequin Intrigue Date of Publication: 1986 Binding: softcover Edition:

School and Library:

9780399257742 | Putnam Pub Group, January 8, 2015, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWinner of the 2016 Newbery MedalA 2016 Caldecott Honor BookA 2016 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor BookA New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of 2015A Wall Street Journal Best Children's Book of 2015Every Sunday after church, CJ and his grandma ride the bus across town.

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Product Description: In New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers’s final novel, he delivers a gripping story based on the life of a real dancer known as “Master Juba,” who lived in the nineteenth century.This engaging historical novel follows the meteoric rise of an immensely talented young black dancer, William Henry Lane, who influenced today’s tap, jazz dance, and step...read more

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9780062112736 | Reprint edition (Amistad Pr, October 11, 2016), cover price $9.99 | also contains Juba! | About this edition: In New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers’s final novel, he delivers a gripping story based on the life of a real dancer known as “Master Juba,” who lived in the nineteenth century.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781504645362 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 21, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: [Young Adult Fiction (Ages 12 - 17)]In New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers's last novel, he delivers a gripping story based on the life of a real dancer known as Master Juba, who lived in the nineteenth century.

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Product Description: In New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers’s final novel, he delivers a gripping story based on the life of a real dancer known as “Master Juba,” who lived in the nineteenth century.This engaging historical novel follows the meteoric rise of an immensely talented young black dancer, William Henry Lane, who influenced today’s tap, jazz dance, and step...read more

Hardcover:

9780062112712 | Amistad Pr, October 13, 2015, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: In New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers's last novel, he delivers a gripping story based on the life of a real dancer known as Master Juba, who lived in the nineteenth century.

Paperback:

9780062112736 | Reprint edition (Amistad Pr, October 11, 2016), cover price $9.99 | also contains Juba! | About this edition: In New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers’s final novel, he delivers a gripping story based on the life of a real dancer known as “Master Juba,” who lived in the nineteenth century.

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Product Description: Return to the American Revolution in this blistering conclusion to the trilogy that began with the bestselling National Book Award Finalist Chains and continued with Forge, which The New York Times called “a return not only to the colonial era but to historical accuracy...read more

Hardcover:

9781416961468 | Atheneum, October 4, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Return to the American Revolution in this blistering conclusion to the trilogy that began with the bestselling National Book Award Finalist Chains and continued with Forge, which The New York Times called “a return not only to the colonial era but to historical accuracy.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781423367420 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, October 4, 2016), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Return to the American Revolution in this blistering conclusion to the trilogy that began with the bestselling National Book Award Finalist Chains and continued with Forge, which The New York Times called “a return not only to the colonial era but to historical accuracy.
9781423367444 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, October 4, 2016), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Return to the American Revolution in this blistering conclusion to the trilogy that began with the bestselling National Book Award Finalist Chains and continued with Forge, which The New York Times called “a return not only to the colonial era but to historical accuracy.

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Product Description: This collection of poems that tell the story of the quilt-making community in Gee’s Bend, Alabama, is now available as a Dragonfly paperback.   For generations, the women of Gee’s Bend have made quilts to keep a family warm, as a pastime accompanied by sharing and singing, or to memorialize loved ones...read more
By Cozbi A. Cabrera (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780375831638 | Random House Childrens Books, October 28, 2008, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: MOTHER AND DAUGHTER, grandmother and granddaughter, aunt and niece, friend and friend.

Paperback:

9780399549502 | Reprint edition (Dragonfly, October 4, 2016), cover price $8.99 | About this edition: This collection of poems that tell the story of the quilt-making community in Gee’s Bend, Alabama, is now available as a Dragonfly paperback.

Library:

9780375931635 | Random House Childrens Books, October 28, 2008, cover price $20.99 | About this edition: MOTHER AND DAUGHTER, grandmother and granddaughter, aunt and niece, friend and friend.

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Product Description: Check out the funny, smart, and brave ways the characters in The Mystery of the Missing Dog and Other Stories! find solutions to problems and celebrate what they love. Unlike some heroes who slay scaley dragons and vanquish scary foes, the kid heroes in The Mystery of the Missing Dog and Other Stories stories face trials and tribulations that all children can relate to...read more
By Bernette Ford (compiler)

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9781633221307 | Seagrass Pr, April 1, 2017, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Check out the funny, smart, and brave ways the characters in The Mystery of the Missing Dog and Other Stories!

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Product Description: FORMAT: 5 CDs, UnabridgedGrace has grown up in slavery. As difficult as life on the Virginia plantation is, at least she has her family: Momma, her younger brothers, Thomas and Willy, Aunt Sara, and Uncle Jim. When she overhears Master and Mistress plotting to sell her brothers, she and her family decide to run away that same night...read more

Hardcover:

9780545934275 | Scholastic Pr, September 27, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The day Grace is called from the slave cabins to work in the Big House, Mama makes her promise to keep her eyes down.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781338050950 | Scholastic Audio Cassette, September 27, 2016, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: FORMAT: 5 CDs, UnabridgedGrace has grown up in slavery.

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Product Description: A hilarious book about the busy life of newborns—an Eat, Pray, Love for the pre-verbal set (and their parents)!   The new baby hasn’t been here very long, but already has a busy schedule: Eat, sleep, and, of course, poop!   This tender look at life inside and outside of the crib from a baby’s-eye view is the perfect present for new parents and siblings-to-be...read more
By Jane Massey (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780385755030 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 13, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A hilarious book about the busy life of newborns—an Eat, Pray, Love for the pre-verbal set (and their parents)!

Library:

9780385755047 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 13, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A hilarious book about the busy life of newborns—an Eat, Pray, Love for the pre-verbal set (and their parents)!

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Product Description: "The off-the-cuff yet kidlike prose ideally suits the bright, crisp digital drawings. . . . Readers will cheer the birth of a beautiful friendship." — Publishers WeeklyNorman, el pececito dorado, no era precisamente lo que este niño esperaba...read more
By Noah Z. Jones (illustrator)

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9780763689063 | Candlewick Pr, September 13, 2016, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: "The off-the-cuff yet kidlike prose ideally suits the bright, crisp digital drawings.

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Product Description: Newbery Honor Book Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book Using original slave auction and plantation estate documents, Ashley Bryan offers a moving and powerful picture book that contrasts the monetary value of a slave with the priceless value of life experiences and dreams that a slave owner could never take away...read more

School and Library:

9781481456906 | Atheneum, September 13, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Newbery Honor Book Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book Using original slave auction and plantation estate documents, Ashley Bryan offers a moving and powerful picture book that contrasts the monetary value of a slave with the priceless value of life experiences and dreams that a slave owner could never take away.

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Product Description: Coretta Scott King Honor winner Brenda Woods introduces introverted, daydream-prone Zoe, who’s afraid her real life will never be as exciting as her imaginary one.   Zoe Reindeer considers herself “just Zoe”—never measuring up to her too-perfect older sister or her smarty-pants little brother...read more

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9780399170973 | Nancy Paulsen Books, August 16, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Coretta Scott King Honor winner Brenda Woods introduces introverted, daydream-prone Zoe, who’s afraid her real life will never be as exciting as her imaginary one.

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